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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Eileen" Gladys Eileen SHEAHAN / THORPE

Born 5 September 1918 in Subiaco, Western Australia [39: 7-Sep-1918]
Daughter of "Con" Cornelius SHEAHAN and Amy Frances JONES [39: 7-Sep-1918]
Resided with her parents on farmland in Dudawa, East Arrino 1916-1927 [19] [44] [9: 21-Oct-1927] [39: 1-Apr-1916]
Resided with her parents on farmland on the Inering Estate in Carnamah in 1927 and 1928 [9: 21-Oct-1927] [60]
Boarding Student at the Dominican Ladies College in Dongara 1929-1934 [4: 9-Feb-1929] [5: 20-Jan-1933, 18-May-1934]
Spent her school holidays with her parents on farmland on the Yarra Yarra Estate in Carnamah [3] [4: 9-Feb-1929] [5: 2 & 18-May-1934]
Won 1st prize for Suade or Leather Work in the Fancy Work section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1934 [5: 21-Sep-1934]
Married Ronald J. THORPE in Perth in 1943 [66]
Following her marriage she was a Munitions Worker and lived with her parents at 315 Hay Street in the Perth suburb of Subiaco [50]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of North Perth [2]
Died 31 October 1963; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, NA, 666) [2]

From The West Australian newspaper, Saturday 7 September 1918:
"Births - SHEAHAN - On September 5, at Nurse Lloyd's Private Hospital, Coolgardie-street, to Mr. and Mrs. C. Sheahan, of Arrino - a daughter. Mother and child well."

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Gladys Eileen Sheahan / Thorpe' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 20 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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